The Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited, Malam Mele Kyari has joined other global personalities in Dubai, UAE, to brainstorm on climate issues and their rising complexities.
This was disclosed by the Chief Corporate Communications Officer of the NNPC Ltd., Mr. Olufemi Soneye in a statement on Saturday.
TheFact Daily reports that the world is calling for accelerated action on the climate crisis in light of intensifying threats to small and vulnerable countries.
The national oil company said, on the sidelines of the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC, more commonly referred to as COP28 in the UAE, Kyari, together with the Special US White House Presidential Envoy on Climate, Senator John Kerry, and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank of America, Mr. Brian Moynihan, and other global personalities, engaged one another in discussions on climate issues at a reception.
It said, the reception, organised by the COP28 presidency and the Sustainable Markets Initiatives, to open the business and philanthropy climate Forum in the presence of His Majesty, King Charles III and His Highness Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, was held at the VIP Lounge at Dubai Exhibition Center North Hall, Blue Zone, Expo City in Dubai, UAE.